Lawsuit Against School Could Challenge Pennsylvania Damages Cap

In January 2007, a tragic accident involving a school bus at a suburban Philadelphia school left a young woman in a medically induced coma and a leg amputation. The accident occurred when a bus crashed into a group of students that had just been let out of Pennsbury High School. According to an investigation by […]

Bucks County Teen Staying Positive After Bus Crash

A Bucks County student is attempting to adapt to life in a wheelchair after a bus accident in February left his paralyzed from the chest down. The accident occurred in Boston and involved a busload of Philadelphia-area teens who had been on a tour at Harvard University. The accident occurred on Feb. 2 when the […]

Police Weekend Tour Bus Crashed Caused By Blown Tire

Police have determined that a bus crash involving a tour bus that was traveling from Philadelphia to New York was caused by a tire blowout. A total of 14 passengers were injured when the crash occurred in New Jersey on Interstate 29 near mile marker 59 just before 3 p.m. on Saturday. According to reports, […]

Another Fatal Tour Bus Crash Occurs Amid Fed Crackdown

Last month, a tour bus accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike claimed the lives of the bus driver and the Seton Hill University women’s lacrosse coach, who was pregnant with a child. The tragic accident was one of several that have occurred recently involving tour buses, including one that occurred today in Texas. The Texas crash […]

Personal Injury Lawsuits Pending Against Philadelphia Bus Company

In the aftermath of car accidents in Pennsylvania, there are generally two ways that responsible parties may face consequences. They can be held civilly liable or criminally accountable or both. It is generally up to police and prosecutors to decide whether a driver or another party will face criminal charges after a motor vehicle accident, […]

Philadelphia Man Sues Comcast After Bus Accident

Late last month, a Philadelphia man who was injured when a Comcast Cable truck slammed into the back of the bus he was riding on filed suit against the truck’s driver, the cable service provider and its affiliates. The personal injury lawsuit charges the defendants with accuses the defendants with carelessness, negligence and recklessness because […]

Philadelphia Bus Company Busted For Safety Violations

In 2011, several fatal tour bus accidents rocked the east coast. In the wake of these wrecks, the feds have cracked down on unsafe tour bus companies, including one in the Philadelphia area. In all, 26 bus companies that transport passengers along Interstate 95 between New York and Florida have been closed for violating safety […]

Septa Bus Crash Leaves 5 Injured In Philadelphia

Because so many of us depend on SEPTA buses or commuter trains to get to and from work each day, we hope that they are operated with the utmost of care and caution. Unfortunately, accidents involving public transit in Philadelphia are quite common, and can leave people with serious injuries. Just last weekend an accident […]

Driver In Fatal Bus Accident Acquitted Civil Suits Proceed

On the early morning of Sept. 11, 2010, a Megabus carrying 29 people from Philadelphia to Toronto crashed into a too-low railroad bridge just outside the city of Syracuse. Four passengers on the tour bus were killed, including a Temple University honors student. It was discovered that the bus driver had used his own personal […]

Ntsb Curbside Tour Bus Industry Lacks Safety Regulation

As you may remember, we have written about several fatal tour bus accidents that have occurred over the past year in the northeast. One of them took place in August on the Pennsylvania Turnpike about 75 miles out of Philadelphia and left 14 people injured. It seemed that many of these bus accidents involved low-cost […]

Pennsylvania Woman Injured In Megabus Accident Sues Company

A fatal bus accident that occurred as a Megabus headed to Toronto from Philadelphia in September of 2010 took a severe physical and mental toll on one woman, and she is now fighting in court for compensation. The woman, a 56-year-old from King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, filed a lawsuit against the bus company, Megabus Northeast […]